Contributed by David Jenkins - Read More
7.0 — the worst since ‘64
later that night, gathering camera gear…
before I dash out the door…
Contributed by Glen Butts Read More
With the New Year comes a new hope, and a new beginning for all; but, some families are in a tough spot, and could use our help to make ends’ meet through the rest of winter.
Contributed by Wes Keller - Read More
Can anyone argue that “government” is not needed? Wherever we find groups of social organisms we will find mutual behavior management systems (government); whether in the form of our highway safety rules, or a poultry “pecking order” in a chicken coop.
Contributed by Rep. David Eastman - Read More
Yesterday, Rep. Gary Knopp (Republican-Kenai) declared he wanted to create a “counterweight” of Republican and Democrat legislators to oppose Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s agenda.
Contributed by Susan Fujimoto - Read More
Cruzer is a very spunky, neutered, 12 year old Rottweiler mix. He is super friendly and enjoys long walks and plenty of attention.
Contributed by Kelleigh Orthmann - Read More
Valeris is a young boy who is drop-dead gorgeous. He has that Maine Coon look without being overly huge, and he’s a sleek lean muscular guy. He is about a year or two old.
Contributed by Vic Kohring - Read More
When I served in the Alaska Legislature many years ago, humility was as scarce as palm trees growing in Alaska. With a swarm of egomaniacs scurrying about the capitol trying to take credit for everything short of the sun rising in the morning, it was an unpleasant environment I could do without.
Contributed by Roger Bruce - Read More
There’s never time to do it right, but there’s always time to do it twice. This was a popular saying when I was a soldier, whenever you had a guy who goofed things up and had to redo them.
Contributed by Marilyn Bennett - Read More
Is there really a Santa Claus? The question was sent to the New York Sun by eight-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon on September 21, 1897.
Contributed by Sharon Aubrey - Read More
Relevant Publishers LLC proudly announces their latest release: Johnny & Me: The Story of Two Alaskan Children Growing Up Wild, Hilda Luster-Lindner’s amusing sequel to Small Moccasin Tracks.
Contributed by Mike Campfield - Read More
The Palmer Arts Council is pleased to announce the “Inside/Out Music Series”, a new series of concerts featuring local musicians, paired with nationally recognized artists.
Contributed by Ashley Kincaid - Read More
Since it is Christmas Eve, how about a chance to calm down, put away the kitchen chores, the decorating and the wrapping, and relax and just sing favorite Christmas music in a quiet house, in a quiet subdivision.
Contributed by Richard Estelle - Read More
Traveling salesmen, college students and British army clerks once took delight in the handy little machine we find in our Museum collection this month. The compact, portable “Corona #3” typewriter served them all.
Contributed by Dr. Anna Altair - Read More
It was a beautiful day out, near Laguna Beach, California, when we decided to go Boogie Boarding. We grabbed our boards and drove to the beach, at Crystal Cove State Park.
Contributed by Tony Delarm - Read More
Over the last several months, we at Alaskan Sweet Vapes have worked to help educate the public on the true danger of smoking cigarettes. Don’t get us wrong, vaping is not perfect.
Contributed by Rabbi Mendy Greenberg - Read More
Three years ago, together with a small group, my wife and I established the only independent community center for Jewish life in the Valley. At the new Mat-Su Jewish Center- Chabad Lubavitch, we embraced a philosophy of education and proactive community involvement in an inviting and nonjudgmental environment.
Contributed by Michele Harmeling - Read More
United Way of Mat-Su has long been known for its quick and compassionate response to natural disasters locally, including in the aftermath of the Sockeye Fire of 2014. So, although your United Way of Mat-Su staff and board were certainly rattled by the recent earthquake, we took immediate action in assisting Mat-Su Valley residents with disaster recovery.
Contributed by Charice Chambers - Read More
Christmas is a magical time, filled with scents, sounds and sensations unique to the season. It’s a Christmas carol, nutmeg in eggnog, sparkling stars on clean cold nights, and the crèche in the church nave.
Contributed by Gordon Fletcher - Read More
For those unaware of what the YAK is, I can clarify first what it is not. The YAK is not a musky, majestic, pint sized, mammoth looking cousin to the bovine. The YAK is Palmer’s very own, non-profit, community supported, adult staffed, faith-based youth center.
Contributed by Josh Fryfogle - Read More
Senator Dan Sullivan recently visited Hempire Co., on Main Street, in Wasilla - Congress Legalizes Hemp Just a Few Weeks Later! It’s hard to imagine a Republican Senator in this context, and he’s one of many Republicans who are coming around to the unavoidable truth about cannabis as a dietary supplement.